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Lead Engineer

Glasgow, Scotland

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Barclays Technology

In Barclays Technology, we build solutions that make life simple for our customers. Solutions that are global, agile and smart. As a part of our team, you'll recode and reimagine, learn and adapt. Rewire what the world needs, and look ahead. This is where you can be at your best. Where you can redefine the future of finance.

Key information

Date live Nov. 10, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90301046

Job description

Lead Engineer 
Glasglow 

As a Barclays Lead Engineer you will join us at an exciting time of growth in our team. You will be working in a fast pace environment, to support the responsibilities of a Senior Full Stack Development Leader, who will be the technical product owner for the Smart Investor UX team based in Glasgow.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

This opportunity is location flexible. We will consider requests for locating the role at an alternative Barclays’ key UK office from that advertised.

What will you be doing?
•    You will be leading a “make it happen” agile feature team to deliver strategic business outcomes in a timely manner, utilising automation and CI/ CD pipelines
•    Driving the team to be the best it can by promoting the correct culture and team spirit
•    Maintaining good working relationships with internal key stakeholders, product owners, heads of development teams, Solution Architecture teams across multiple Business Units 
•    Utilising continuous improvement techniques and metrics to measure code output and quality

What we’re looking for:
•    Significant experience of working in full stack developer environment, leading offshore as well as onshore resources in agile Feature teams
•    Hands-on technical lead of agile feature teams utilising DevOps and CI/ CD automated pipelines 
•    Proven digital experience working on multi channel deliveries on iOS, Android and Web
•    Good knowedge and understanding of SpringBoot Microservices, RESTl APIs, internal and external cloud, BDD/ TDD and Java, Javascript experience

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Big data and rational database experience
•    Message Queues
•    FIX Protocol
•    Equites, Funds or FX experience; Investment, Fund management, Private or Wealth banking experience

Where will you be working?
Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one - by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.

What you get in return

However high you rise at Barclays, we believe all our employees should receive a competitive package of core benefits flexible to you and your family’s needs. At Barclays, you’ll support our customers and clients, and we’ll support you with rewards that will genuinely make a difference.

Competitive holiday allowance

Competitive pay

Life assurance

Income protection

Private medical care

Flexible working

Pension contribution

Voluntary benefits

Success profile

To be successful in Barclays Technology, there are a few things we look for. Creativity, curiosity, and an excitement of what we can offer, and what you can do here.

Qualities we look for: communicator, relationship builder, self-starter, detail-oriented, patient, helpful

Our technology

We are continually investing in the technology powering our business. This means rebuilding and reinventing our systems to make them fit for a world-class future. It means developing systems that help us support and protect the global economy. It means anticipating the future and taking Barclays forward as a technology-led business. We are building a team of the most perceptive and talented tech analysts, engineers and developers fluent in the most current languages to deliver all of this, and more.

Where do you want to take your tech career?

Financial services is going through a massive transformation, and here at Barclays we’re leading the way. People are our greatest asset. And that’s why we give our colleagues the opportunity and space to explore their ideas, and innovate on a global scale.

Find out more about what our leaders think the Barclays workforce of the future will look like.

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